Northland - a brief rugby history
Colours: Jersey: Cambridge Blue with Dark blue trim Shorts: White Socks: Dark Blue with Royal Blue tops
Main Ground: Okara Park, Whangarei
President: Brent W Hewitt
Chairman: Ajit C Balasingham
CEO: Alister K McGinn
Since 1976 (the start of the NPC) Northland has won the 2nd Division competition twice, the last time in 1997. They have been in the 1st Division many times, usually in the Championship Division.
The most appearances is by Joe Morgan (165) from 1967 - 1981.
The most points scored is by Warren Johnston (1,656) from 1986 - 1997.
The most tries scored is by Norman Berryman (71) from 1991 - 2003.
In 2016 Northland finished 7th in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship Division round robin series.
The 2017 coach is Derren Witcombe.
Clubs that form the Union are:
Click on the names to access each club's website
|Bay of Islands Sub Union|
|Hokianga Sub Union|
|Mangonui Sub Union|
|Awanui||1906||Jersey: Black with White trim Shorts: Grey with Black trim Socks: Black & White hoops|
|Eastern United||1954||Jersey: Forest Green & Gold Shorts: Black Socks: Forest green with Gold band|
|Nthn Wairoa Sub Union|
|Southern||1884||Jersey: Red & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Red & Black hoops|
|Rodney Sub Union|
|Otamatea Hawks||Jersey: Green & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Green & White hoops|
|Tomarata||1926||Jersey: Scarlett Red Shorts: Scarlett Red Socks: Scarlett with White trim|
|Whangarei Sub Union|
|Hikurangi||1894||Jersey: Red & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Red & Black|
|Kamo||1887||Jersey: Black & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops|
|Mid Western||1946||Jersey: Green & Gold Shorts: Black Socks: Green with Gold tops|
|Old Boys||1922||Jersey: White slash with Yellow & Blue Shorts: White Socks: Black, Blue & Yellow|